Interventional cardiology

Women disadvantaged in cardiac care for ACS and CAD

Women with acute coronary syndromes and coronary artery disease receive less evidence-based treatment than their male counterparts, researchers from the NSW have shown. Their study, which reviewed 7,783 non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) patients (31% female) across 43 hospitals, showed women were less likely to undergo cardiac catheterisation than men (71% v 77%), and the ...

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